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Porsche Racing Cars - 1976 to 2005



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Porsche Racing Cars - 1953 to 1975

Porsche Racing Cars - 1976 to 2005

By Brian Long
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Hardback * 272 pages * 250 tall x 250mm * 629 pictures, mainly in colour

ISBN: 978-1-904788-45-4


£ 45.00 + P&P (eBook prices vary, and delivery is free)

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Features

* Stunning period photography, much in colour
* Year-by-year coverage of Porsche racing exploits
* Worldwide competition including results
* Detailed vehicle profiles
* Compliments other Veloce/Long Porsche books
* Written with full co-operation from Porsche
* The author is an acknowledged Porsche expert
* Exudes the atmosphere of the contemporary racing scene
- An earlier volume covers the period 1953 to 1975

Description

Follows Porsche's year-by-year progress in top flight racing, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars which brought the German marque such immense success and worldwide acclaim on the tracks. This particular volume begins with the story of the pure racers of 1976 vintage, and takes the reader, car-by-car, through all of the subsequent racing models, including the glorious 956 and 962, up to 2005. An earlier volume covers the years up to and including 1975.

Synopsis

Today, one cannot escape the fact that the words Porsche and racing go hand in hand. This book follows Porsche's year-by-year progress in top flight racing and rallying, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success on the tracks and worldwide acclaim. This particular volume starts with story of the pure racers of 1976 vintage, and takes the reader through a series of racing models, including the glorious 956 and 962, up to 2005 via contemporary photography and words from an acknowledged Porsche authority. An earlier volume covers the years up to 1975 inclusive. The book includes detailed year by year coverage of Porsche's top class racing and rallying exploits in words and 300 excellent photos. This book is a must-have for all fans of the Porsche marque and motor sport.

Independent Reviews

A wealth of fabulous photography culled from through the years and a fantastic array of vintage posters from the bigger race events and car launches.
All Torque

Prolific marque specialist Brian Long is a suitable guide as Veloce brings us two volumes of glorious, if familiar, Porsche racing history. As an introduction to Porsche's racing heritage this is excellent.
Motor Sport

This book presents year-by-year the model, series and races with which Porsche kept on top. It is a superb book, not only covering Porsche, but the times.
Victory Lane

If you have the earlier book, you'll certainly want this one alongside it on your bookshelf. Speedscene

Porschephiles will, no doubt, want this to add to their copy of Long's previous Porsche Racing Cars volume.
New Zealand Classic Car

Packed with colour photos and well researched, this is a must-have for fans of the marque.
Auto Express

A stunning two-volume set of books detailing Porsche's racing heritage, gloriously illustrated with period photographs.
Racecar Engineering

It's all laid out in great detail, with extensive photography telling as much of this compelling story as the words, a must for any Porschephile.
Vintage Racecar

   

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